Meet Arif Mardin Fellowship’s First Virtual Awardee: Zeynep Lal Kara

Meet Arif Mardin Fellowship’s First Virtual Awardee: Zeynep Lal Kara

The American Turkish Society’s first virtual scholarship finds its recipient This year, the Arif Mardin Fellowship has been awarded to Zeynep Lal Kara who will attend Berklee’s Aspire: Five-Week…

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 The 17th New York Turkish Film Festival

The 17th New York Turkish Film Festival

The 17th New York Turkish Film Festival presented a unique selection of films that represented the festival theme: “Contemporary Struggles.” The festival kicked off with Noah Land which won…

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Meet Yigit Karatas: This Year's Recipient of Ahmet Ertegun Memorial Scholarship!

Meet Yigit Karatas: This Year's Recipient of Ahmet Ertegun Memorial Scholarship!

Violinist Yigit Karatas has been the winner of several prestigious violin competitions. He has been selected as the rising new talent award by MIMF in Turkey. He has performed in Europe, Asia and the…

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Annual Gala 2019

Annual Gala 2019

  On Friday, November 1, The American Turkish Society’s Annual Gala celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Vehbi Koç Foundation at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York. Gala Chair,…

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Zeynep Aydin

Zeynep Aydin

Zeynep Aydın was first introduced to music at the age of nine when she began violin lessons with Belgin Aydın. Because of her special interest in different instruments, she decided to teach herself…

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Meet our Moon & Stars Project Grant Recipients for 2019!

Meet our Moon & Stars Project Grant Recipients for 2019!

The Moon and Stars Project (MASP) Grants are dedicated to highlighting Turkey's arts and culture scene and establishing a two-way cultural interaction with the United States. Following a competitive selection,…

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2017 Endometriosis Foundation of America & Yemeksepeti

2017 Endometriosis Foundation of America & Yemeksepeti

On May 31, 2017, The American Turkish Society held its Annual Gala celebrating the remarkable achievements of Yemeksepeti and Dr. Tamer Seçkin, founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America.…

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Dr. Mehmet Oz

Dr. Mehmet Oz

On May 2, 2018, The American Turkish Society held its Annual Gala celebrating the remarkable achievements of Dr. Mehmet Oz. The “Outstanding Achievement Award” was presented by Martha Stewart.…

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ATS Fall Gathering 2018

ATS Fall Gathering 2018

On Thursday, November 1, 2018, The Society's Fall Gathering event was hosted by AKDO. For over 25 years, AKDO has been handcrafting some of the world’s most unique mosaics. While enjoying their…

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ATS West Coast Event,2018

ATS West Coast Event,2018

On Thursday, September 6, 2018; The American Turkish Society hosted an event at the residence of Consul General of Turkey, Can Oguz in Los Angeles. Following welcoming remarks from Consul General Oguz…

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